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Jul 12, 2012 8:00pm EDT
, this is a terrific opportunity, i think to have a conversation that all of us are looking forward to having, which is what are we supposed to make of this? let's not throw numbers at everybody. the focus of the discussion, steve has given us strict marching orders but take as a given the new aim of relative north american oil and gas abundance is upon us, and it's start to unpack the geo political implications of that. and obviously it's speculation but that's great. that's a washington sport we all excel at, so it makes for a pretty good conversation. it's such an all-star cast i'm not going to fill it up with long introduction but we have michael levi. adam sieminski issue the administrator of the energy information administration. ed morris, the globe head of commodities research at citigroup. ed chow, a senior -- >> it's an honor. >> robin west, the chairman and ceo of pfc energy. ed chow, who is a senior fellow at the center for strategic and international studies, and john hoffmeister, the founder and ceo of citizens for affordable energy and was the president of shell oil company. i can't t
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2012 8:00pm EDT
at the use of domestic drums. republican senator tom coburn on the anti-tax pledge signed by many gop members of congress. >> it was about those men and women who are almost mortally injured and more. who because of the huge advances that have been made and medical trauma treatment over the last 10 years, now they are being saved. an incredible number of being saved. almost everybody who follows on the battlefield is being saved. i wanted to write about what life was like for these people. i started out with the question having seen some people who were pretty, pretty gruesomely maimed , wouldn't it be better off if they were dead? .we wish that they were dead? >> the senate education committee heard from college presidents today about ways to control tuition costs. educators are michigan, iowa, indiana and florida testified from us two hours. >> senate committee on health education committee and labour pensions will come to order. as we approach the start of the academic year, many students and families are struggling to pay the estimated cost of college. during the difficult economic times,
CSPAN
Jul 17, 2012 8:00pm EDT
bank hsbc. and former secretary of state madeline albright and colon powell talk about u.s. foreign policy. u.s. future regular layers acknowledged that the system failed to protect customers of financial group. which collapse last week, with the founder admits to $100 million in fraud. mr. again leer who heads the commodity future testified tuesday at senate hearing looking into the impact of new financial regulations. the committee also heard from a security and exchange commission regulator. good morning we call the committee together. we welcome everyone. let me say at beginning for the first panel, we have agreed because of importance of number of issues that we'll talking about today to two rounds. we'll give b giving each member seven minutes. we'll have additional time to have a full discussion. it's, two years since they passed the dodd-frank. there's been an open ruling making. as i said before, it's extremely important that we get the rules done right. repeatedly -- it was made final along with the entity start the clock on compliance. this is a significant step toward gr
CSPAN
Jul 23, 2012 8:30pm EDT
in the syrian conflict. later, a former u.s. latin america relations as the reason grows. then, the chief of the u.s. forest service talks about efforts to control wild fires. on tomorrow washington journal, the top star crap on the budget committee. to talk about campaign finance disclosure legislation and the tax increases in spending cuts scheduled to take effect next year. we are joined by congressman ron paul for a conversation about his plans for the republican national convention and in expected house vote this week on his legislation requiring an audit of the federal reserve. also, the co-chairman of the state budget crisis taskforce on structural problems facing state budgets. washington journal is live every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. wednesday on washington journal, a spotlight on magazines focus is on generational warfare. nonetheless become editor and chief of reason tv will discuss his article on the gap between older and younger americans when it comes to entitlements. that is live wednesday at 19:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. ♪ >> watched book tv and american history tv the
CSPAN
Jul 9, 2012 8:30pm EDT
, but that is an enormous thing. >> host: all these devices use spectrum. >> guest: well, everything uses spectrum. i think that is a real washington way of looking at it there's only so much. we get that. i'm not disputing that. the way the government defeated a up stems from radio, stems from a very old thing, the notion, at the spectrum was too close to each other it would interfere. a million policies that are to a beverly have their roots in an era that bears no resemblance to the air today. that is one thing. spectrum policy in washington is enormously, even more than some other policies and laws by lobbying. fcc universe device issues, but the traditional deep-rooted telecom and dress, is out their favorite guy. is going to come out of the world. these less thousand people are adopting, not on all broadcast lists. >> host: one final question from eliza krigman of political, will at&t and arises dominance -- dominance, going to slow down innovation in the tax base? have anything to say about the far and the same is true today, whether it's horizon, sprint, or at&t or any of the ones overseas apple co
CSPAN
Jul 27, 2012 8:00pm EDT
for joining us. >> thanks so much for having me. .. >> we hope this is a come -- compelling conversation on reform, and we are excited to have a distinguished group of panel is to kick start the conversation, but we hope you join in as we move along this morning. over the past five years, states have lunched unprecedented efforts to reform their education system. 46 states adopted the common core standards. twenty-five include measures of student learning and teacher evaluations according to the most recent data from the national council on teacher quality. states lifted caps on charter schools, put time and money on school turn around and changed the capital policies. now 33 states have waivers from the no child left behind act to alter the systems as well as designing teacher and principal evaluation systems and career readiness standard. states, themselves, initiated many of the changes. others were spurred by federal program like race to the top. the waiver process itself does not appear to have stimulated new innovations, but asked to articulate a vision of education reform and enga
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2012 8:00pm EDT
to try to solve allin ducks session. islamic senior congressional reporter for bloomberg joining us from capitol hill thanks for the update. >> whether to move forward with the debate on the legislation that's happening at about 2:15 eastern. a travel ban on people with hiv was lifted in 2010 allowing the conference to be held in the u.s. for the first time. in this part of the conference assistant secretary said the u.s. set the goal of reducing new hiv infections by 25% by 2015. this is 20 minutes. >> our next speaker it's my pleasure to introduce is dr. howard koh, the assistant secretary of health of the united states department of human and health services. a former commissioner of public health of the commonwealth of the state of massachusetts he's also served as a professor of medicine and associate dean at the harvard school of public health. a graduate of yale college and medical school he is the author of over 200 papers and the recipient of numerous awards. it was not until 2010 that the united states had its first national aids strategy introduced by president obama. thi
CSPAN
Jul 25, 2012 8:00pm EDT
coordinating responsibilities and service something and if you've spoken to us to make sure you're not leaving large gaps in the system and the agencies have similar responsibilities for together, not against each other. >> you conceal a treasury secretary traitorous testimony today in our overnight programming on c-span and c-span.org. the treasury secretary is back on capitol hill tomorrow morning. he testifies before the senate banking committee. you can see it live on our companion network, c-span 3 at 10:00 a.m. eastern. up next on c-span 2, the two presidential campaigns talk about their foreign-policy priorities. >> president obama and mitt romney campaign now says discuss foreign policy stances. michele flournoy and richard williamson with mr. romney's camp talk about the violence in the area, iran's nuclear program and national security leaks. the brookings institution hosted this 90 minute discussion. >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. welcome to the brookings institution. a special welcome to the crowd and the other rooms. we are very glad to have the opportunity this afternoo
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2012 8:30pm EDT
advertising across this country, most of it unaccounted for. now, the disclose acts, which brings us together this evening, is very basic in that people who give more than $10,000 must disclose their identity. it applies to labor unions, corporations, everyone. it's across the board. now, disclose used to be one of the tenets, one of the pillars of the republican position. they used to say, don't limit what a person can give as long as they disclose it in a timely fashion. well, they amended their position after citizens united and lopped off the end of it. don't limit what a person can give, period. they don't call for timely disclosure anymore. the disclose act does. and why is it important? it's important because americans have good judgment and they know that if a person, for example, the coke brothers. the coke brothers of pennsylvania, if i'm not mistaken -- wherever their home happens to be -- they're interested in energy and oil production. and if they invest millions of dollars on behalf of a certain candidate, many people, many voters will say, well, i wonder what that candidate's p
CSPAN
Jul 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
counsel's report and its questions about the u.s. economy and the financial system. this is two hours, 10 minutes. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> good morning. i call this hearing to order. today we welcome treasury secretary geithner to deliver the financial stability oversight council counsel annual report to congress as required by the wall street reform acts. i have been recently marked the two-year anniversary of wall street reform. i believe we have made important progress to enhance our financial system's stability. critics are quick to point out that the unfinished rules by the improved regulatory structure is not going to work overnight. in two years we have a mechanism in place to unwind non-bank financial firms and the regulators have proposed rules to enhance capital and standards for a nation's largest and more's mars complex financial institutions, and we have improved consumer and investor protections among other efforts. the financial oversight council is a key part of the
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the country were beginning to address areas such as tobacco use, obesity, physical activity as a way to improve the health of their population and we ca dascrni das moand won't hear from folks who know what can be done to lessen chronic disease in our population, what is being done d what the ipact of those steps atorl oo el any briefing we have ever done at the long-term fiscal implications in an illustrative stetowards lowering chronic disase. veelui tlpe amthth nives and a promise they may hold. now, our partner in sponsoring this briefing is the robert woodruff foundation, burg reeragli ortly, helping americans enjoy healthier lives and get the care they need. i want to thank jim marks at the foundation you can join us today and his colleagues for their help ipulling this thing in t ite before we get to the speakers. in your pack is still find important information including speaker bios and the hard copies of the powerpot slides sophie on t cn.eral lor cknd mati and data is available also at all heth.org. there'll be a webcast available hisbrinmtemd tai foundation website, kss.o
CSPAN
Jul 10, 2012 8:00pm EDT
is the junior u.s. senator from ohio. he was elected in 2010 after lunging a campaign focused on conservative values and raining reigning in overzealous spending in washington. he represented the second district in the house for over a decade before serving in cabinet level post in the united states trade represent and directer of the office of management budget. he was one of three senate republicans amounted appointed too late committee on deficit reduction. born and raised in small business family, senator portman has been fighting for pro-growth, projobs policy, to help get ohio and our nation back on track. please help me in welcoming senator rob portman. [applause] eric thank you. good morning, everybody. >> good morning. >> good to have you in washington, d.c. we need you here. we ned your message. this is a group that understands that hard work and risk taking, and investment is what it's going to take to get the economy back on track. get your businesses back on track, help working class families in ohio where i am from, but also around the country to get thingings moving again. i ap
CSPAN
Jul 30, 2012 8:30pm EDT
the buffalo nickel creative, the one who will help us do the psa this year, and ryan was -- is a pretty cool individual himself of those of you here last year remember ryan; right? how fun that was? [applause] he graduated from kansas university, and he created his own design company. he also designs t-shirts, very fun politically acclaimed t-shirts and you can get them from mtv and urban outfitters, and the other thing that's neat to know about ryan is not only was he born and raised in the own reservation of the osage nation in oklahoma, but he actually worked very actively with and trains the indigenous languages in his reservation and participates in the language class in his own ceremonies within his own community. he's got his business going. he's in the media environment, messaging environment, and he really commits himself to a drug and alcohol free lifestyle. i'd like to welcome and bring up ryan redcorn. [applause] [inaudible conversations] >> hello.[h we are all ryan redcorns. how are you guys doing? >> good. >> hey, we're on c-span. >> what's up? [laughter] >> like to say hello t
CSPAN
Jul 18, 2012 8:00pm EDT
and there is counties and adjoining counties are able to access low-interest loans. the president instructed us to reduce the interest rate on those loans from 3.75% to 2.25% and he also instructed us to open up new opportunities for hating and grazing in their livestock producers are in deep trouble because of the drought. they don't have anyplace for their cattle. they are looking at very high feed costs so we are opening up areas under the conservation reserve program for emergency hating and grazing. normally when that happens, producers have to return a portion of the crp payments that they receive. we reduced a portion that they have to return from 25% to 10%. our tools are somewhat limited, so we are going to need to work with congress to provide opportunities either through the passage of the jobs bill or additional disaster programs or perhaps additional flexibility in commodity credit corporation to provide help and assistance to our farmers. the question a lot of folks are asking is what will the impact be on food prices. because livestock producers will begin the process of potentia
CSPAN
Jul 20, 2012 8:00pm EDT
and thank you all for joining us today and welcome our witnesses. especially those who have been wildlife filed lowers. we respect and thank your dedication. to be brief i yield back my time. >> we will start with our first group of witnesses who will talk and we'll talk about the first three bills here and it will be the sponsors on this. representative goes sour -- gosar. and mr. markey will talk about 5960. mr. tape dan, if you go through 5069. five minutes. representative gosar, go for it. >> thank you for holding a hearing in cosponsoring the bill for the prevention act of 2012. h.r. 44. thoughts and prayers continue to go out to her constituents from the catastrophic wildfire. other to express my appreciation to other men and women working to protect the lives and property of our neighbors. as a slideshow on the screen now to show some of the devastating impacts of these fires. the district i represent, arizona's first congressional district is the largest districts in the country, encompassing eight of arizona's 13 rural counties. it contains over 37 million acres of land administe
CSPAN
Jul 11, 2012 8:00pm EDT
to find a discriminator that exists or existed within the usda. i think it's incumbent upon us to find equal protection for americans and if people are being discriminated against, we should fix that. and i don't know that it exists to the extent that it has been alleged by injury concerned about the political movement in this country that the fear on the part of republicans to make any comment that has to do with some sensitive issue and to go along with programs that may or may not have merit. but i would like to see the equal protection part and i look around this room and i think there's an opportunity to come to the congress and i think there's an opportunity to get involved in farming. i look around my neighbors and where was the special program for the swedes or irish that's just been about 15 miles of me. if they didn't -- to get started farming and guess it was hard. if you can show me people are being discriminated against want to help you fix that but i don't think on the other side we get where we need to go as a nation if we set up special projects for people that are defi
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2012 8:30pm EDT
and about the u.s. policy, even to a more general audience because i think this is the sort of issue where the educated reader doesn't know a lot about north korea, is history. they see headlines about missile tests, rational leaders and all these sorts of things. i just thought it would be good to read a book that people could look to a sort of a comprehensive assessment as they history, the family, economics, politics, human rights situation, nuclear problem that they could look to every time they had a question about what was going on with north korea. so i wouldn't call it a scholarly book, though it does have footnotes. it is really written to a more generalized that might be interested in learning some in about the country in the far side of the planet. >> host: the book also has a point of view when it ain't is informed by experience of the bush administration. how did you decide to kind of infuse it with that kind of point of view? you know, arguments really about north korea's future. it's little bit different from straight history of faith. >> guest: i think any history has an op
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2012 8:00pm EDT
'scoin uecoeyomnt a e b wir core wyhe mocl oth us to get a book from the book of the month club every month. and i can't remember how far soinkes a fy,s, but she ted ok tisrtok in retrospect i keep thinking now how did she expect a kind of hyperverbal, hyperlerarkid rt e es tt? meelrdhe bk d se,nd of thhith ithk was hugely liberating for me was that i had read mainly in the 19th century when i hadbeen inul b. i ohaetar d ibinto m know that you could write in this kind of vernacular. i mean, the book is written, written with a vryst, u laycebu or e, v eronve flip pant in -- flippant in places. it does have this attitude about sex which, of course, i fo mplyyeniuto mo latatl p ialee learn about, um, untying the kind of ties th d the liof19en. , d ed m a reifnt o inicsale. d illnk i mean, i gave it, i gave it to my sons who were, are really, really inveterate reers as isi csendtto m st ss emeel adryer veal ,n he was 13, i think it was. because i think sometimes when you're a 13 or 14-ar-o b u l f ol liou'tlkwnhe reit tinou dha t'sth d raalngdod idoing the same when, in fact, every other 13
CSPAN
Jul 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
is sply a conseivo is nnanum charious cliches that people use sort of like fascism as a way to sort of righe gument inhe war of thouct enlyces ao tetu larnt that are masqueradg as not a logical points. >> that's part of it. a big part of it. so orw wris,oes meoric s of hi s tomotike prefabricated henhouses and end up doing our thinking for us. if you buy into thedea without aiondeaonusce soincendd yohoagrewhe ulrdy ceoie ten minutes before the in the because you have let someone else do an enormous amount of thinking for you. the sl justice is it lonpt nd sfeg t olams. up y a doing a lecture and they would save i disagree with you, but i would defend youright to say whever it you want to say to theea eeres. asomlo ccaesav wle. oe rearo bel fascism is because i was so fed up with being called fascist. a cursory view of the literature would reveal that the were abouaot ozi goldbs. nod hakids are not justified they don't just have the tendency, they're trained to very skeptical of what they think is ideolies. ma pspitew ti den h atr that sounds like really is the logical statement. pea
CSPAN
Jul 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
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CSPAN
Jul 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
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